Formatting text so the lines will fit in the available space on the target device are not that easy when it comes to the terminal. Instead of breaking lines by hand you can use the POSIX fold utility and the GNU/BSD fmt command to reflow a text so lines will not exceed a given length.
A detailed analysis on S.M.A.R.T. technologies for Solid State Drives and how to use smartctl tool to monitor and check the health of SSD in Linux.
Learn how to use the paste utility on practical examples to merge text files, and discover a couple of tricks and pitfalls of that command at the same time.
How to split a file in Linux based on its content? Learn some practical examples of the GNU coreutils csplit command. It’s more useful than the popular split command.
The cut command in Linux allows removing data on each line of a file. Read this tutorial to know how to use it effectively to process text or CSV data file.
Sed is a must know command for Linux sysadmins. This article provides an in-depth look at all the Sed commands and the tool execution model.